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and mental health services administration, u.s. department of health and human services, boston, massachusetts. kathryn, there's approximately 2.3 million active military men and women and about 22 million vets. um, talk to us a little bit about why military families are important to our national security. well, i think that one of the most important reasons that we are paying attention to the military family is because we know that this particular conflict is taking a major toll on military service members and their families. i think it's mrs. obama who uses the statistic, saying that 1 percent of the people are doing 100 percent of the fighting. and i think that statement really resonates with all of us across the united states who really want to understand and help, um, the military family members who have served in the defense of our country to come back into their communities and to really be fully integrated and fully reintegrated into their communities. and i think that we all carry a sense of ownership and a sense of responsibility about that community. and no longer are
. it was approximately a month ago that secretary kathleen sebelius said the u.s. department of health and human services announced the creation of this new federal agency, and that is the administration for community living. and in her words, she said "for too long, too many americans have faced the a possible choice between moving to an institution or living at home without the long-term services and support they need." so this new administration for community living will be to helping people with disabilities, as well as seniors, to live a productive, satisfying lives. now, as you may be aware, the aging and disability population has been recognized actually at the local and state levels for quite some time now. so the mechanisms for providing support that facility community living have been really brought together into local and state agencies such as the san francisco departments the of aging and adult services that serves those populations since the year 2000. yet, at the federal level, policy developments from a community outreach, and program implementation related to aging and disability service
. department of health and human services. >> it's a sport that has a kickoff, but it's not football. it has a pitch, but it's not baseball. it has goals, but it's not soccer. and it has teams that are guys or all girls, but as emily tells us, that's changing. >> it all started about 200 years ago in england. a guy playing soccer decided he wouldn't just kick the ball. he'd carry it as he ran. so you say, "oh, like american football?" well, not exactly. >> the big difference between american football and rugby football is there's no forward pass in rugby. the ball has to be passed laterally... >> that means passing to the side. >> ...or slightly behind you. >> rugby is played on a field called the pitch. to score, you have to get the ball across the try line. >> one of the key pieces is, every player on the field gets a chance to actually run with the ball, touch the ball, and move with the ball. so it's really a good feel-good sport for everyone involved. >> girls and boys have been playing rugby for years but separately. that's because traditional rugby is really rough. there's lots of pus
to you by the u.s. department of health and human services. >> from one of the best cooking schools in the world to your kitchen, here's another easy and fun recipe from the culinary institute of america. >> hi, my name is aubrey, and today, i'm going to tell you and show you what to do with those old bananas. sometimes, we just buy way too many bananas, and before you can slice them all on your cereal, they turn black. today, i'm going to show you what you can do with those bananas instead of making banana bread. this recipe calls for frozen bananas, so let's pretend these are on their way out and kind of brown. we're going to peel the banana and put it into a freezer bag. and the reason you're peeling it is because frozen bananas with the peel on is very hard to unpeel and will make your fingers very cold. and put the banana in the plastic bag, seal it up, and the bananas will always be ready for you in the freezer so that you can make this recipe and much more. now let's get started. you're not going to believe how easy this recipe really is. we'll take two frozen bananas and pla
, call 1-800-662-help. brought to you by the u.s. department of health and human services. [music] dav's mission is simply to build better lives for disabled veterans and their families. we are known for helping veterans with their claims for veterans' benefits. what do you need assistance with today? i'm looking to check on my claim for my ptsd. about 2 in 10 have ptsd, a little bit more for major depression. and it goes up from there. in fact, bipolar is roughly 3 in 10. your iu claim is a new claim and it's been issued 2 weeks ago? we first look for the physical disabilities. and many times, a physical disability is the cause of a mental disability. all i had to do was sit home and, you know, try and recuperate and i, and i went into a depression. once we can get them treatment for the mental disorder, then we can control their substance abuse. and that is what we look for when we tell them to seek treatment at a va facility. since all of dav's natioanl service officers are disabled veterans, we have a connection with the veteran who sits across the table with us. and we are able to
for the u.s. department of health and human services. after being nominated and confirmed by the senate in 2009, he oversees a number of offices including the office of the surgeon general and the department of health and human services and also serves as senior public health adviser to the secretary of health and human services. with that, dr. , koh. [applause] >> thank you very much, dr. stein, for inviting me to this very important conference, and i want to express my gratitude to you and to dr. volkow for her leadership, director control kousky and his new deputy directer, mr. leibowitz, thank you all for being leaders, and a special thanks to dr. johnston because monitoring the future is a treasure for public health, so it's a great pleasure for me to be here. in examining the results that are being unveiled today, we should remember that of all these agents, that tobacco remains the leading cause of premature and preventable death in the united states. smoking kills more than 1200 americans every day, and for every tobacco-related death there are two new replacement cigarette smok
howard koh. he served as the assistant secretary of health for the u.s. department of health and human services after being nominated by the senate in 2009. he oversees a number of officers, including the office of the surgeon general and serves as a senior public health advisor to the secretary of health and human services. with that, doctor howard koh. [applause] >> thank you very much, doctor stein, for inviting me to this very important conference. i would like to express my gratitude to you and doctor nora volkow for her leadership. thank you all so much for being leaders in this very important part of public health. a special thanks to doctor johnson. it is a great pleasure for me to be here for in examining the results being unveiled today, we should remember that of all these agents, the tobacco remains the leading cause of premature and preventable death in the united states. smoking kills more than 1200 americans every day. for every tobacco related death, there are two new replacement cigarette smokers under the age of 26. it is tragic these replacement smokers are kids who
and jayening off, the former director of consumer insurance oversight at the u.s. department of health and human services. nice to have you all here. >> a long intro for what your job was. your role was to begin the i am plemtation of aca. in certain ways you got the plum part of the job where you get to cover your young people longer and the end of these insurance mandates in certain ways. but this is the hard part. what should we be looking for? >> exchanges, if they're implemented correctly, can for the first time give individuals who have had no bargaining power against insurance companies, the same bargaining power that they would have if they worked for a large business. through these exchanges, 16 million people who haven't been in the market before are going to buy insurance, they're required to buy insurance. a majority of them will be subsidized by the federal government. so what a great opportunity that is for insurance companies and the exchanges if they go to insurance companies and say, we've got this new market for you. we want you to sell policies that provide good valu
. department of health and human services indicates that waste, fraud ambd abuse cost the medicare program about $60 billion a year. nearly 10% of the annual medicare budget or approximately $48 billion a year is lost to improper payments, according to a report issued by the government accountability office. that's a significant amount of human resources and financial resources that are better used helping our seniors pay for hospital visits, prescription drugs and other vital medical care. the department of defense has issued more than 20 million secure smart cards to authenticate and verify users to access to programs and facilities to. date the department deaf fence reports not a single access card has been counterfeited. we cannot stop improper payments to the medicare system until we find a way to know and verify who is authorized to provide and receive benefits. a comprehensive study is an important first step that will make sure we get the job done right for taxpayers, seniors, doctors and other health care providers. taxpayers and seniors deserve the protection against identity the
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